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Buster Keaton Rides Again
is a 1965 documentary film
Documentary films constitute a broad category of nonfictional motion pictures intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction or maintaining a historical record...
about the filming of Buster Keaton
Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton was an American comic actor, filmmaker, producer and writer. He was best known for his silent films, in which his trademark was physical comedy with a consistently stoic, deadpan expression, earning him the nickname "The Great Stone Face".Keaton was recognized as the...
's film The Railrodder
The Railrodder is a 1965 short comedy film released by the National Film Board of Canada and starring Buster Keaton in one of his final film roles. It was also his final silent film, as the film contains no dialogue and all sound effects are overdubbed....
, which was also released in 1965. Although it is a production documentary, this film is actually longer than The Railrodder
, which was only 24 minutes long. Both films were produced by the National Film Board of Canada
The National Film Board of Canada is Canada's twelve-time Academy Award-winning public film producer and distributor. An agency of the Government of Canada, the NFB produces and distributes documentary, animation, alternative drama and digital media productions...
Buster Keaton Rides Again
also features footage from Keaton's previous films The Butcher Boy
The Butcher Boy is a 1917 short comedy film starring Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle and Buster Keaton. This was the first in Arbuckle's series of films with the Comique Film Corporation, and Keaton's film debut.- Plot :...
(1917), The Frozen North
The Frozen North is a 1922 short comedy film directed by and starring Buster Keaton. The film was written by Keaton and Edward F. Cline . The film runs for around 17 minutes. Sybil Seely and Bonnie Hill are co-stars in the film....
(1922), Seven Chances
Seven Chances is a 1925 American comedy silent film directed by and starring Buster Keaton, based on a play written by Roi Cooper Megrue, produced in 1916 by David Belasco. Additional casts members include T. Roy Barnes, Snitz Edwards, Ruth Dwyer, and others. The film also stars Jean Arthur, a...
(1925), and The General
The General is a 1926 American silent comedy film released by United Artists inspired by the Great Locomotive Chase, which happened in 1862. Buster Keaton starred in the film and co-directed it with Clyde Bruckman...
(1927). The film was directed by John Spotton and narrated by Michael Kane
Michael Kane may refer to:* Michael Kane , American soccer player* Michael F. Kane , Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives* Michael Kane , Canadian actor.-See also:...